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Dietitian - Clinical Grade 2

Job posted: 06/12/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Part time, Casual

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 182479

Reference: 182479

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

Have it all

Join our Allied Health Team now 

  • Multiple Grade 2 Clinical Dietitian opportunities – temporary and casual based at University Hospital  Geelong and McKellar centre
  • Be part of a dynamic Nutrition and Dietetics service that is committed to best practice.
  • Enjoy work life balance and extend your career living in the beautiful Geelong region.

About Barwon Health

Guided by our values, Barwon Health is Victoria's largest regional health care service and is also the largest employer in the Geelong and surf coast region, employing over 8700 staff. Barwon Health’s core facilities include the renowned University Hospital Geelong precinct in central Geelong, the McKellar Centre precinct in North Geelong, the innovative Sunrise Centre,  Barwon Health North a vital services that includes child and family health support, renal dialysis, medical imaging, and urgent care. Four Aged care centres spanning the Region, Mental Health Services that are delivered through a number of programs across the Geelong and Barwon South West region. Community Health and Dental service and world renowned Research that that advances health and wellbeing for all.  Explore all of our comprehensive services here.

About the facility

Our Nutrition team at Barwon Health consists of 40 Dietitians and 8 Dietitian Assistants. We provide dietetic services to inpatients and outpatients across all clinical specialties according to current best practice and professional standards. Our staff are expected to pursue clinical excellence, consumer-centred care and interdisciplinary teamwork. Additionally, the Nutrition and Dietetics Department provides clinical placements for dietetics students, co-ordinated by our Student Placement Co-ordinator and has a strong relationship with Food Services via our Food Service Dietitian.

About the role 

We are seeking multiple dietitians to join our growing team at University Hospital Geelong and the McKellar Centre as the successful applicant you will;

  • Provide high quality evidence-based nutritional care to patients and consumers of Barwon Health
  • Contribute to professional issues within the organisation to ensure the promotion of Nutrition and Dietetics professional values and high standards of Nutrition and Dietetics service provision.
  • Work in collaboration with relevant stakeholders to monitor, develop and improve Nutrition and Dietetics clinical service provision consistent with the objectives of the Barwon Health and the CHRPC Strategic plans.

Parameters of this position would include supervision of students and junior staff.

All activities of the position will reflect current best-practice and professional standards for Nutrition & Dietetics. The position will operate according to relevant legislation, Barwon Health policies, program and departmental guidelines. The role will also require flexibility in availability to support service delivery initiatives.

About the culture

We are an innovative, energetic and enthusiastic team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care whilst exhibiting our Barwon Health values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Hear more from Alex Stokes and Chris Wiggett about  careers in Nutrition & Dietetics at Barwon Health

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We, Barwon Health, are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of influenza vaccination from March 2022 in the application process. Please use the "free text document" upload function for this purpose.

Dietitian - Clinical Grade 2

Job type:

Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Christine Wiggett - (03) 4215 0704
Dietitians@barwonhealth.org.au
Joseph Wai - 03 4215 5353

Dietitian - Clinical Grade 2